SLUG Games: The Largest Amateur Ski and Snowboard Competition in Utah
For the past 20 years SLUG Magazine has hosted Utah’s largest amatuer ski and board competion, bringing hundreds of locals together. SLUG Games gives the opprotunity to young skiers and snowboards to compete in amateur competion for a chance to showcase their skills and talents. SLUG Games has served as an early stomping ground for established pros like Bode Merrill, Stevie Bell, Sean Black, Ted Borland and Gabby Maiden as well as up- and-comers like Tucker Fitzsimons. Our 20th year will remain FREE of registration fees for competitors’. Skiing and snowboarding categoires include; Men and Women’s Open Ski, Men and Women’s Open Snow, Men and Women’s Ski 17 & Under, Men and Women’s Snow 17 & Under. With 26 categories to win from throughtout the event, there are loads of chances to win something from our amazing sponsors. This season, SLUG Games will consist of one competition at Brighton Mountain Resort on March 7, 2020.
This year’s 20th Annual SLUG Games: Meltdown is sponsored by: Armada Skis, Blue Copper Coffee, Board of Provo, Brighton Resort, Giro, Hand Out Gloves, Izm Apparel, Pig and a Jelly Jar, Pit Viper Sunglasses, Porcupine Pub & Grille, Saga Outerwear, Save Our Canyons, Smith Optics, Treefort Lifestyles, Weston Snowboards, and Wolfe Goggles.
The riders were showing off such skills that the judges started to have some fun by offering their personal cash on top of that offered by Ken Garff Fiat for those who could throw down whatever trick was called out by the MC. … read more
The crowd huddled together this past Saturday, Jan. 10, as they watched the winners of SLUG Games: Battle at Basin Presented By Ken Garff Fiat—SLUG’s 15th Annual Snowboard and Ski competition at Snowbasin Resort, get crowned and receiv … read more
On Saturday, Feb. 15, folks flocked by the dozens to the wintry slopes of Brighton Resort for the 2014 SLUG Games Goes Postal Presented by Scion. Held at the base of the Milly lift, colorful sponsor tents flapped in the morning breeze as SLUG staffers and the Brighton Park Crew put the finishing touches on the course. Designed as an open jam session, contestants had the choice of hitting a massive tube, down box, donkey dick, close-out mailboxes to a dumpster, wall ride and a quarter-pipe with a mailbox. … read more
It was well before sunrise on the morning of Saturday, March 16, when the SLUG crew met embarked on their extensively planned journey into the Great White North. The nerds had taken their stand at Brighton and left triumphant. Their calculated maneuvers, however, were no match for the beast that The SLUG Games was about to unleash upon the realm of Snowbasin Resort for the first time in history. The beast would come to be known as Winter Wizardry Presented by Scion. … read more
Many incarnations of the SLUG Games have come to pass over the years, and while the themes and faces have changed, the partnership formed with Brighton Resort has stood the test of time. As 2013 rolled in with high pressure and clear skies, the first of two competitions began. Revenge of the Nerds Presented by Scion, Uinta Brewing and Busch Beer brought together the efforts of dedicated course designers, Games coordinators, and a host of Utah businesses to produce one hell of a good show. … read more
On Saturday, March 10, Park City Mountain Resort played host to Shred the Park After Dark, the second and final contest of the SLUG Games series. With the sun shining bright, deep into the late afternoon, the snow kids turned up in droves to compete for bragging rights. With nearly 50 competitors, the table was set for another installment of SLUG-style madness. … read more
On January 14, the 12th Annual SLUG Games went undead with Dawn of the Shred, presented by Budweiser, at Brighton Resort. No skier, snowboarder or snowblader was safe from the fury as hoards of local talent ran rampant through the course built by Brighton’s superior Zombie Response and Terrain Park crew. … read more
On Jan. 8, PCMR hosted the first stop of the 2011 SLUG Games amateur ski and snowboard contest known as Night Riders. Not only would it go down in the books as the first contest to be held in Park City’s newly redesigned night park, but also as one of the greatest SLUG Games events during the course of its eleven year legacy. … read more
If you happened to be a pro snowboarder or skier at Park City Mountain Resort on March 6, then it was your unlucky day as the best unknowns from around the valley were standing by to take you down in the second annual SLUG Games Beat the Pro, presented by Scion and Yudu. … read more